2023 Georgia Logistics Summit Registration Now Open

Georgia Logistics Summit

The 2023 Georgia Logistics Summit, to be held in Savannah, March 8, 2023, at the Savannah Convention Center, has now opened registration for participants through the Summit website. Hosted by the Georgia Center of Innovation, a strategic arm of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the event will explore the intersection of the economy, technology, and growth of Georgia’s ports in an industry that touches every facet of commerce.

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Really-Virtual Strives to Create Opportunity Through Simulated Forklift Training

In 2017, Really-Virtual co-founders Mike Morgan and Peter Chronopoulus came up with an idea to modernize forklift training through a hands-on, simulated experience. In 2018, they launched the Real-Forklift Premium, an affordable forklift simulator that offers what they describe as a learning and retention environment comparable to actual real-world equipment operation. 

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Hyundai Motor Group Breaks Ground on Metaplant America Dedicated EV and Battery Plant

Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung, along with Governor Brian P. Kemp, and company officials, and state and local leaders, officially broke ground today on Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) LLC’s new manufacturing plant at the Bryan County Mega site. The celebration included a morning groundbreaking on site, followed by a future technology expo at Enmarket Arena in Savannah, where the company highlighted “advanced technology and extraordinary human achievement” with a wide array of exhibits for hundreds of attendees from the community in attendance.

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Georgia Named No. 1 for Business for Unprecedented 9th Year

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has been named by Area Development magazine as the No. 1 state for business for the ninth consecutive year. No other state has earned this distinction for so many years. Governor Kemp was joined by executives from Kia Georgia, Bridgestone Golf, and Char-Broil’s parent company W.C. Bradley Corporation as well as members of the General Assembly, state and local economic developers, and local officials at Kia’s training facility in West Point to make the announcement.

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Silicon Valley Firm Works to Revolutionize Savannah Port Logistics

Plug and Play operates in 21 industries across North and South America, Europe and Asia. They’ve invested in cutting-edge technology, and are often referred to as “Silicon Valley in a box.” In order to understand why Plug and Play is changing the game on the east coast, we must first understand the value Savannah holds as a logistics utopia. 

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Twelve startups selected in first batch of Savannah Logistics Innovation Center and Plug and Play’s accelerator program

The Savannah Logistics Innovation Center (SLIC) and Plug and Play, a Silicon-Valley based venture capital firm and corporate innovation platform that recently opened an office in Savannah, announced today the first cohort of selected startup companies chosen for their accelerator program. Plug and Play’s accelerator programs support early- to late-stage, growth-driven companies through education, mentorship, and financing.

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InventureIT is a Regional Company That Makes Global Impacts

If you’re a business looking for IT management, custom software systems, network support, tech support, integration, and technology consulting services, look no further than InventureIT. The Georgia-based company was founded in 2007 and is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Jeremy Fletcher (Chief Technology Officer), Lee McKinney (Chief Information Officer), Brent Newsome (Chief Executive Officer), and Stacey Roach (Chief Operating Officer). This month, The Creative Coast spoke with COO Stacey Roach about InventureIT’s story, its mission, and what it provides to the greater community.

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